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By Axel Harneit-Sievers

Buildings of Belonging offers a historical past of neighborhood groups dwelling in Southeastern Nigeria because the overdue 19th century, reading the approaches that experience outlined, replaced, and re-produced those groups. Harneit-Sievers explores either the meanings and the makes use of that the group individuals have given to their specific components, whereas additionally taking a look at the procedures that experience formed neighborhood groups, and feature made them paintings and remain appropriate, in an international ruled by way of the trendy territorial kingdom and by way of all over the world flows of individuals, items, and concepts. Axel Harneit-Sievers is a examine Fellow on the middle for contemporary Oriental reviews, and Director of the Nigeria workplace of the Heinrich Böll origin in Lagos.

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